Melissa Clark’s Go-To Thanksgiving Pie

This holiday episode of My Go-To Dish features Melissa Clark, cookbook author and food columnist for the New York Times. Her Thanksgiving dessert of choice is a pecan pie spiced with star anise. To make her go-to pie your own, see the recipe.

In My Go-To Dish, meticulously trained chefs, hardworking food-industry folks, and even, sometimes, famous actors show us their delicious, reliable, and easy meals. It's how they get dinner on the table quickly after a long day. Remember: They're just like us.